Euphaedra hewitsoni

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Euphaedra hewitsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Euphaedra
Species: E. hewitsoni
Binomial name
Euphaedra hewitsoni
Hecq, 1974[1]
  • Euphaedra (Xypetana) hewitsoni

Euphaedra hewitsoni, or Hewitson's pink forester, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.[2] The habitat consists of wet forests.


  • E. h. hewitsoni (Cameroon, Gabon, Congo)
  • E. h. angusta Hecq, 1974 (northern and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)
  • E. h. bipuncta Hecq, 1974 (southern Central African Republic, western and central Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • E. h. disclara Hecq, 1991 (Bioko)
  • E. h. sumptuosa Hecq, 1974 (southern Nigeria, western Cameroon)


  1. ^ "Euphaedra Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Adoliadini